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Rhoda blown away

DUTEE Chand of India and Rhoda Njobvu react after competing in the women’s 200m race yesterday. PICTURE: REUTERS/PHIL

ROBINSON KUNDA, CHISHIMBA BWALYA
Tokyo, Lusaka
SPRINTER Rhoda Njobvu was left to wonder what had happened to her after failing to make the semi-finals of the 200 metres race yesterday following her fourth place finish in heat four.
After the race, Njobvu was evidently disappointed with the outcome and was unable to explain what could have made her miss out on a semi-final spot.
She said she needed to watch the race first.
After her earlier elimination from the 100m, Njobvu was hoping to do much better in the 200m but things turned out to be worse.
Just like she did in 100m, again Njobvu timed an awful 23:33 seconds, which was way behind her personal best time of 22:69 that earned her qualification for the Olympic Games.
The Zambian representative, who was in lane eight, had seemingly started well and looked set to finish among the top three and CLICK TO READ MORE




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